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Family still believes missing son will be found

Webequie teen missing more than three weeks

Lac Seul gets Ranger patrol

A graduation parade Feb. 4 marking the opening of northern Ontario’s newest Canadian Ranger patrol was “a very proud day for us,” said Chief Clifford Bull of Lac Seul First Nation.

Angeconeb places fourth

Sabrina Angeconeb placed fourth in her age group at the army cadets provincial biathlon championship Feb. 4-6 at Falcon Lake on the Manitoba/Ontario border.

NAPS officers appointed as RCMP special constables

Twelve Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service officers have been appointed as special constables of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for a number of outlying islands in James Bay.

Drug testing started in Neskantaga

Neskantaga First Nation has implemented a drug testing policy for all band staff members in response to the prescription drug abuse issue.

Fort Albany fights for increased food security

Community gardens, cooking classes, bulk ordering, farmer’s markets, good food boxes, composting and vegetable gardening have brought greater food security to Fort Albany.

Rangers win praise for their training skills

Thirty Canadian Rangers won praise for their ability to pass on many of their winter survival skills to regular troops during a training exercise in Moose Factory.

Attawapiskat launches camp service business

Attawapiskat Catering Limited Partnership has secured the contract for catering and operating services at the De Beers Canada Victor Mine near the community.

Boys died of smoke-inhalation

Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service has revealed the cause of death of the two boys who died in the Jan. 13 house fire in Nibinamik.

NAPS recovering from budget issues

Facing a budget deficit projected at more than $1 million, Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service was forced to start making tough decisions last year.

Winter roads taking loads

North Spirit Lake is giving new meaning to the phrase ‘school is cool.’

Lending a hand

Ranger Master Cpl. Ryan Kaminawash, left, and Junior Canadian Rangers Migisi Munroe, 12, and Gabriel Thunder, 13, receive thanks from Mary Chapman, right, after a group of Junior Rangers cut firewood for the 90-year-old Sachigo Lake Elder. The temperature at the time was -31 C.

Would be suicide thwarted

Two Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service officers and a Canadian Ranger instructor are credited with saving the life of a young mother who said she was going to commit suicide in Sandy Lake.

Kasabonika keeps doors open to development

Since 2000, Kasabonika Lake members have learned about the geology, the bedrock, the types of rocks and how to do prospecting on their traditional land.

Pic River gets green funding

Pic River is getting eco-friendly washroom facilities for its waterfront.